Sure, the instant pot was a match made for your kitchen heaven, but it’s so versatile that you can hack the instant pot to make stuff beyond your meals.
For those of you who are adventurous or want to exercise your creative right brain, check out these unique & creative instant pot recipes you probably didn't think of trying in your handy dandy instant pot*.
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- The star of the show: the instant pot*
- The base ingredient* for many of the health-related products you can make in your instant pot
- Silicone molds, like this floral set* or this fun assortment*
Or check out this list of top recommended instant pot accessories by the best Instant pot cooks on the web.
Made from grape juice and wine yeast. (via Food N Service)
This you’ll want to make at your own risk. Because you are using actual alcohol under pressure, you need to super, duper careful with this. If you end up liking this, there are other extracts you can try, like almond, peppermint, and lemon, among others. (via Tidbits Cami)
Pot Booster Tea
The instant pot can heal you. This immunity-boosting tea is a great natural, homemade remedy. The many medicinal properties of ginger is what makes this tea great for your immunity. (via Food N Service)
Another great homemade remedy is this cough syrop from honey, thyme, sage, ginger, pepper, and lemon. (via Traditional Cooking School)
Another soothing remedy that you can make in your instant pot is this herbal salve to heal wounds, rashes, and other skin irritations. Infuse it with your favorite essential oil and store in glass cosmetic jars. (via Traditional Cooking School)
Beeswax pellets can also be used to make these lotion bars. A cute mold and twine could make this a nice homemade gift from the instant pot. (via Traditional Cooking School)
How about some moisturizing chapstick? Great to make during the dry, wintry season. (via Halfway Homesteaders)
Kids will love this! Melt stubby crayon bits into unique shapes from any kind of silicone mold. (via Halfway Homesteaders)
Tie Dyed Eggs
Hard-boiled eggs are such an easy food to make in the instant pot, and dyeing them is just as simple. (via Ginger Casa)
The instant pot is not just for humans! Homemade dog food is not only healthier, but more comforting for man's best friend too. (via Mrs. Plant in Texas)
As you can see, the instant pot can be used for much more than just cooking. I hope this list inspires you to think outside the pot. Try any of these highly creative instant pot ideas to bring your insta-pot skills to a whole new level.
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